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Cor·ner

(kōr'nĕr),
George W., U.S. anatomist and historian, 1889-1981. See: Corner-Allen test, Corner-Allen unit.

Cor·ner

(kōr'nĕr),
Edred M., English surgeon, 1873-1950. See: Corner tampon.
References in classic literature ?
If he could live to the end, he would have a full minute in his corner to revive.
Jarvis Lorry's knowledge, thoughts, and notice, when he rang the door-bell of the tranquil house in the corner, on the fine Sunday afternoon.
Another man- Timokhin- was lying in a corner on the benches beneath the icons, and two others- the doctor and a valet- lay on the floor.
Honeythunder expanded into an inflammatory Wen in Minor Canon Corner.
When the corners of her mouth went down suddenly like a barometer it usually foretold a fall of crockery and tinware.
I live, myself, in Himylaya Mansions, round the corner.
stormed Rebecca "I wouldn't have minded standing in the corner alone--that is, not so very much; but I couldn't bear standing with him.
But when he had made away with these two, and was about to sit down again by his fire, out from every hole and corner came black cats and black dogs with red-hot chains, and more and more of them came until he could no longer move, and they yelled horribly, and got on his fire, pulled it to pieces, and tried to put it out.
She looked at the expiring fire, and at the dimly visible figure of her companion seated in the obscurest corner of the room.
When he shut the door, mounted the box with the coachman, and they drove off, the little girlfound herself seated in a comfortably cushioned corner, but she was not inclined to go to sleep again.
Now, as the girl was sitting at her distaff, weeping bitterly because she could not spin, she heard the sound of hundreds of little feet, and from every hole and corner in the hut mice came pattering along the floor, squeaking and saying:
Then I went to the corner of the enclosure and stared inland at the green bush that had swallowed up Moreau and Montgomery.